3 Changes You May Have To Make Before Getting A Dental Implant
1 February 2016
Your age, health, and habits are all important to a dentist when determining whether you are a good candidate for dental implants, and this is why he or she will ask you a lot of different questions relating to these things. For a dental implant to be successful, your jawbone must firmly attach to the implant through a process called osseointegration. Unfortunately, there are several things that can prevent this process from working properly.
4 Things You Should Know About Radiation Treatment
7 January 2016
If you suffer from leukemia or other forms of cancer, one of the best bets you have toward the road to recovery is to engage in radiation treatment. Radiation treatment can provide you with numerous benefits and can often times place cancer in remission, especially if the cancerous growth is caught early. There are also numerous side effects that radiation treatment can cause to your body. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about 4 specific things you should know about radiation treatment.
7 Tips For Preventing Glaucoma
23 December 2015
Glaucoma can eventually lead to blindness and is quite common among Americans. In fact, about 3 million people in the United States have this eye disease, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation. Although anyone can develop glaucoma, it is more common in people over the age of 60. The thought of developing this eye disease is scary, but you can do things to lower your risk. Here are seven helpful tips for preventing glaucoma:
High Times Can Lead To Low Times In The Dentist Chair
14 December 2015
With the relaxing of marijuana laws in the United States, both medicinal and recreational, there's been an expected increase of marijuana use. But with that increase in legal use, comes an ability for patients to talk openly with their healthcare providers. And that includes dental care providers. You can talk with your dentist candidly about your marijuana use and how it may be affecting your oral health. That's a good thing, because marijuana use does negatively affect your dental health, and your dental health affects your general health.